Our Founder

Mark Dodson has been a private mortgage banker since the early 1990's and started his own private mortgage banking firm, The Private Capital Group in 1998. He has been featured on CNBC's Mad Money and has been written about in numerous articles over the years in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, Pinnacle Publications, Business to Business, and various other magazines, newspapers and websites. He was also honored by Atlanta Business Magazine as one of the Top 25 Atlantan's to Watch in 2008.

Over the years, Mark has always been one of the top mortgage bankers in Atlanta with an outstanding reputation with his clients and colleagues alike.  His longstanding connections within the industry have helped him be able to deliver for his clients what other banking institutions cannot- elite customer service and personalized mortgage products tailored to each client’s specific needs. 

Mark is an elder at Peachtree Presbyterian.  He is also very involved with animal rescues and has had several Rottweilers of his own over the years. Mark has served on the Advisory Board of Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine and was on the National Steering Committee of the “It Begins at Auburn”, national fundraising campaign.  He is a member of the All-American Society and the George Petrie Society as well. 

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Marketing Director - Brittney Runnion

Brittney and Mark have worked together since 2004 when he owned The Private Capital Group. She helped the mortgage brokers there develop the marketing tools necessary to reach their intended audiences. 

Brittney loves being able to connect with each of our clients to help walk them through the mortgage process as smoothly as possible. 

Brittney is married with two children and two dogs. Brittney and her husband are very involved in their church, and love nothing more than spending time together as a family.

I have worked with Mark for 20 years because he takes great care of my clients. He is professional and personable simultaneously. I know he will get the job done and my clients will be pleased. He does such a good job that I’ve financed my personal mortgage with him...twice.
— Peggy Hibbert, Founding Partner, Atlanta Fine Homes, Sotheby's International Realty